[amsat-bb] Re: controller and Rotator help
ka3hsw at att.net
Wed Jul 8 20:56:33 PDT 2009
I have one of the boards, the PIC, documentation on CD, and all the parts,
if anyone is interested in building one of these units.
Make an offer off-list....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Howell" <bhowell at mail.utexas.edu>
To: "Amsat List" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 08, 2009 6:00 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: controller and Rotator help
> My friend is using a Yaesu 5400 rotor (the currently available model
> is the 5500).
> I do not believe that he has had any problem with it, nor have I.
> He uses a controller created by Mark Spencer, WA8SME. Here is a link
> to the original QST page that describes it:
> Note that the kit is no longer available through Mark or the ARRL.
> The boards are available through Far Circuits...
> It is described as "SATELITE TRACKER INTERFACE FOR G-5500, G-5400,
> NOVA, SatPC32 BY WA8SME
> INCLUDES PROGRAMMED PIC AND BOARD".
> What you are buying is a circuit board and programmed PIC chip. You
> will have to buy miscellaneous parts to finish out the project.
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